Field Applications Engineer

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Field Applications Engineer

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    Field Applications Engineer
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We are currently seeking an Applications Engineer to join the Nextest division team in our San Jose, CA office. As an Applications Engineer you work with our Engineers as well as our Customers. In this global role, you will have the opportunity to experience a range of activities, which vary week-to-week and sometimes day-to-day. These include:


  • Pre-Sales Customer technical support
  • Post-Sales Customer technical support
  • Technical / Marketing support for Engineering
  • Technical documentation creation / review
  • Training course creation
  • Technical Training Instructor
  • Technical demonstration creation, documentation, and presentation
  • Technical presentations to large and small groups of engineers


Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required


The ideal candidate will have at a minimum the following:

  • Very good English technical communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • 5+ years of memory semiconductor test experience (specifying, creating, debugging, and correlating device test programs)
  • C/C++ programming proficiency
  • Must be local to San Jose, CA area
  • Semi-conductor industry
  • Willing and able to travel, domestically / internationally, sometimes on very short notice
  • Ability to "Think on your feet" in stressful problem solving scenarios - a "problem solving mindset"
  • DRAM and/or Flash memory test experience

Additional Wish List:

  • High speed serial bus testing
  • MIPI / UFS / PCIe / NVMe test experience
  • Analog / Mixed-Signal device test experience
  • uC RF (RFID, NFC, Bluetooth, ...) test experience
  • Experience using Teradyne J750 / UltraFLEX testers
  • Experience in technical sales environment
  • Digital/Logic semiconductor test experience
  • Test program creation/debug/correlation for at least one of the following tester:
    • Nextest Magnum testers
    • Advantest Memory testers
    • Teradyne J750 / UltraFLEX testers
    • Analog / Mixed-Signal device test experience
    • uC RF (RFID, NFC, Bluetooth, ...) test experience


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